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TriVo, Kurai Mubaiwa

Sun. November 3rd @  Mel Lehan Hall (All Ages)
8pm - 10.30pm doors at 7.30pm
Presented by: The Rogue Folk Club, The East Van Gogos
All proceeds from this concert will go to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, supporting grandmothers ("Gogos" in Zulu) raising a generation of children orphaned by the AIDS pandemic.
The evening includes the always-inspiring vocal harmonies of TriVo (Brian Tate, Dawn Pemberton and Karla Mundy); a dynamic and versatile vocal trio that brings to life music from many cultures and traditions around the globe. From the music of West Africa to Southern Bluegrass, Bach to Bebop, Cuban chants to Gospel shouts.
Kurai Blessing Mubaiwa was born in the village of Mutimbanyoka, Zimbabwe. With an exceptional interest as a young child he began playing mbira at the age of six. Kurai immigrated to Vancouver in 2002 where he began his Canadian musical journey.
As a solo act, Kurai also tours the world performing and teaching, singing, marimba and mbira at festivals as WOMAD, ZimFest and Montreal Jazz Festival.

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Kurai Mubaiwa "Kurai" (African - Zimbabawe, Congo, Mozambique, Tanzania,)

Kurai Mubaiwa has been an established professional world musician, music teacher and theatre actor since 1994, who has toured across Europe, West Africa, Southern Africa and across Canada opening and/or performing with artists such as Chiwoniso Maraire, Cesaria Evora, Andy Brown, and Oliver Mtukudzi at internationally recognized concerts and festiv... more info